GET OUT: Things to do in the South Sound

Learn the art of Argentine Tango at lessons in Tacoma
Learn the art of Argentine Tango at lessons in Tacoma Staff file, 2008

Tuesday (Sept. 1)

Get into the world of Argentine Tango at lessons in Tacoma

Learn to dance tango in the style of Argentina at lessons at Cultura Event Center, 5602 S. Washington St., Tacoma. It's all about the art of connection and moving with another person. A beginning class will begin at 7 p.m. and an intermediate at 8 p.m. Tuesday, with two hours of classes and practice for all levels covering good social tango. Cost is $8.50-$12 singles; $13.50-$20 for couples. For information, go to tangointacoma.com.

Comedy is the star at Ha Ha Tuesdays at Jazzbones

If you are looking for an inexpensive night of entertainment, head out to Jazzbones, 2803 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, for Ha Ha Tuesdays, hosted by Dylan Avila at 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. There is a $5 cover. Go to jazzbones.com to reserve your tickets.

Learn the history of antique cars at “If Cars Could Talk” series

Get into the history and stories of antique cars at LeMay-America's Car Museum's "If Cars Could Talk" series. Museum educator and docentTom Kassens will speak on the passion for collecting. It is 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 2702 E. D St., Tacoma. The talk is included in admission price of $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $12 for military and students, $8 for ages 6-12, and free to 5 and younger. To find out more, go to americascarmuseum.org/ event/cars-talk-cars-prohibition.

Ukulele lovers join together for singalong and fun

Find a place to share your love of the ukulele at the Ukulele Singalong Circus. Players, singers and observers are welcome from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Studio 6 Ballroom, 2608 Sixth Ave., Tacoma. Admission is $8 to cover the rental of the ballroom. For more information, go to singingbarista.wix.com

Karpeles Museum highlights exhibit “Russia” opening this week

Discover the hidden gem that is the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 407 S. G St., Tacoma. The exhibit “Russia” is on display and includes items on Peter the Great, Catherine the Great and John Paul Jones. It opens Tuesday and will continue through Dec. 30. The museum also features cabinets of historic manuscripts, letters and documents showcasing American history and heritage. It is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. and is free. Call 253-383-2575 for more information.